PROFICIENCY 70% 50% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 15 in York 04
  • Ranked #5 of 12 in Fort Mill
  • Ranked #188 of 1248 in South Carolina
Proficiency Averages
69%York 04
69%Fort Mill
46%South Carolina

Pleasant Knoll Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "York 04" in Fort Mill, SC. There are a total of 551 students and 40 teachers at Pleasant Knoll Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 63 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

Pleasant Knoll Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 50% higher than the South Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch63
Reduced lunch8


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Pleasant Knoll Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Pleasant Knoll Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 75.1% 76.0% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 8.0% 10.5% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 4.9% 3.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.8% 6.3% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 3.3% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Gold Hill Elementary69%1.4Tega Cay, SC
Gold Hill Middle School69%1.4Tega Cay, SC
Orchard Park Elementary70%1.7Fort Mill, SC
Springfield Middle School65%2.1Fort Mill, SC
Tega Cay Elementary74%2.1Tega Cay, SC
Springfield Elementary56%2.2Fort Mill, SC
Fort Mill High97%2.4Fort Mill, SC
Riverview Elementary63%2.7Fort Mill, SC
Nation Ford High96%2.9Fort Mill, SC
Sugar Creek Elementary53%3.0Fort Mill, SC
Fort Mill Middle School60%3.6Fort Mill, SC
Fort Mill Elementary59%3.7Fort Mill, SC

Fort Mill demographics profile

StatisticFort MillSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)67814891
Median age37.838.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%56%55%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Mill

IndexFort MillSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college68.0%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.8%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.0%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Pleasant Knoll Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.